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Fall IB Workshops are now being offered online. We have also extended our early bird discount through Sept. 14. Learn more & register today

Fall IB Workshops

The Fall IB workshops at Rice are designed for new and experienced IB teachers at the PYP, MYP, DP and CP levels who are interested in learning about the IB program and strategies and techniques for effectively teaching IB curriculum.

October 10-13, 2020 NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE

The Fall IB workshops at Rice are designed for new and experienced IB teachers at the PYP, MYP, DP and the CP levels who are interested in learning about the IB program and strategies and techniques for effectively teaching IB curriculum. Workshops are led by experienced IB workshop leaders who have a strong background in teaching and an interest in developing the IB teacher community through rigorous professional development.

Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all Fall IB Workshops participants.

Registration: Registration links are available in the Workshops & Registration section below.

When: All workshops will be hosted from Saturday, October 10th to Tuesday, October 13th, online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate. Please see the breakdown of the daily course schedule (all times are based on Central Time (CT): 

Saturday:  4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 8:30 AM-2:30 PM Central Time (CT) with an additional 2 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 6 hours)
Sunday: 4.0 hours of synchronous learning to be held between 8:30 AM-2:30 PM CT with an additional 2 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 6 hours)
Monday: 1.5 hours of synchronous learning to be held from 6:30-8:00 PM CT (no asynchronous required)
Tuesday:  1.5 hours of synchronous learning from 6:30-8:00 PM CT (no asynchronous required)
The sum total of 15 hours online professional development will include 11 hours of synchronous and 4 hours of asynchronous learning.

Where: All courses are being held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.

Prior to registering, please review the IB Workshops and Resources catalog to determine which category best meets your needs. Additionally, certain information provided during registration will be sent to the IB Organization.

Continuing Education Credits: Participants will receive up to 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits or 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). Attendance is taken each session. The hours on your certificate will reflect your actual hours of attendance. SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571.

Note: The Rice University IB Workshops are not approved by TAGT for GT hours, but some districts will allow a limited number of hours to be applied for update hours. Please contact your district for specifics.

 

Exciting news! This fall the Center for College Readiness will begin using a new registration system. You will need to create a new account to register for a workshop. Browse the workshops below and select "Add to Cart" then follow the steps to create your account and complete your registration.  If you need any assistance with the process, please email collegeready@rice.edu or call 713-348-6031.

Find Your Workshop Below

Subject guides will be provided for courses that have them.

To have a positive learning experience, you will need the following:

  • Reliable internet access

  • Chrome internet browser (very important, only exception is if you are using an Ipad, use Safari)

  • Headset with microphone, or a computer with a built-in microphone.

  • Camera (so you can be visible online)

Tech Check: You will have an opportunity beginning Thursday, October 8th to familiarize yourself with the log-in process and course layout prior to the start of the course. Your instructor will not be available to answer any questions. Please do not begin working on or downloading any assignments or information. The course officially begins on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

Early registration: $850 (until September 14)
Standard registration: $900 (September 15-October 2)
Late registration: $950 (after October 2)

Payments

Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until CCR receives the actual payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 30 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registrations are accepted with a credit card or purchase orders as a district/school commitment to pay, by check or credit card, within 30 days of registration. Once you complete your registration, you will have the option to print or email a copy of the invoice or forward it to your accounts payable department. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration. Registrations made less than 30 days from program start date can only be made using a credit card. The Center for College Readiness does not provide training unless payment (credit card or check) is received in advance.

If a course is full, you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. If a spot should become available, an auto-generated email will be sent out to the participants in the order they are listed on the waiting list, with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact us via email at collegeready@rice.edu or by phone at 713-348-6031.

Please contact us for questions regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, wait lists, etc.